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New York, NY – August 26, 2022 – BET+, the leading streaming service for Black audiences, and Tyler Perry Studios announced today the second wave of talent joining the production of the new BET+ original drama “Tyler Perry’s Zatima.” Executive produced, directed, and written by Tyler Perry, the 10 episodes original series “Zatima” will premiere Thursday, September 29 exclusively on BET+.  Series regulars Cameron Fuller, […]

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) will honor the multiple award-winning songwriter/rapper/producer and actor Busta Rhymes with the BMI Icon Award at its 2022 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards on September 7. The private event, held at the LIV Nightclub Miami Beach, will be hosted by BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President, Creative (Atlanta) Catherine Brewton. “As one of the pioneers of hip-hop, we are excited to […]

(Black PR Wire) The annual Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival is pulling out all the stops for its 20th season. Celebrating two decades of Black excellence in filmmaking and visual artistry, the beachfront festival features an exciting slate of new work, panel discussions, and exclusive events. This year, Tyler Perry will preview his highly […]

(Black PR Wire) Morehouse College, the nation’s only college dedicated to educating and developing men of color, announced the expanded dates, early selection films, and new advisory board for the Fourth Annual Morehouse College Human Rights Film Festival (MCHRFF), scheduled for September 20-24, 2022 in-person on the Morehouse campus and The Plaza Theatre. The five-day […]

HOUSTON, June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Lakewood Church pastors Joel and Victoria Osteen have announced they will be returning to Yankee Stadium on Saturday, August 6 at 7:00 p.m. for “Come Home to Hope,” an evening of inspiration and a time to refresh your spirit and gather together with hope and faith. This summer’s “Come Home to Hope” event will be the Osteen’s first large-scale […]

New York, NY – March 15, 2022 – BET goes back to school to revive the nostalgic reality series “COLLEGE HILL: CELEBRITY EDITION.” In the reimagined new season, celebrities will live together and join the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Texas Southern University as students. Nene Leakes, Ray J, Lamar Odom, Big Freedia, Stacey Dash, DreamDoll, India Love, and Slim Thug will head back to class […]

Dallas, TX – March 4, 2022 – Marvin Sapp is an artist of vast repertoire and style, and he is a singer with an undeniable musical signature. There is a certain way that Sapp punctuates songs with unbridled, deeply felt emotion that beckons from a place of someone who knows what they are singing about. It […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 7, 2022 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Two-time Academy Award winner and 2022 nominee Denzel Washington will be speaking at the 2022 International Leadership Summit, which is taking place March 31 through April 2 in Charlotte. The annual conference was founded by T.D. Jakes and brings together aspiring and tenured entrepreneurs, leaders and influential change agents to revolutionize the future […]

Los Angeles – Series creator Ava DuVernay and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that the critically-acclaimed drama series “Queen Sugar”, from Warner Bros. Television and ARRAY Filmworks, will conclude in its seventh season this year. Writing on the final season has commenced and production will begin in early 2022 in New Orleans. “To everything, […]

(Black PR Wire) Serena Williams is not a woman who is easily caught off-balance. But when she sits down with sister Venus and screen parent Will Smith to reflect on the making of King Richard — the bighearted Warner Bros. biopic that chronicles the ’90s-era forging of tennis’ greatest-of-all-time queens — the line between fact and fiction […]

Source: Bishop TD Jakes / Bishop TD JakesDALLAS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Approximately 40% of Americans say they will not take the COVID-19 vaccine, with many expressing concerns about possible side effects. In an effort to better inform and enlighten the public about the COVID-19 vaccine, global spiritual leader Bishop T.D. Jakes has brought together several of the […]

(Black PR Wire) ABOUT THE MOVIE: MLK/FBI is an essential expose of the surveillance and harassment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (labeled by the FBI as the “most dangerous” Black person in America), undertaken by J. Edgar Hoover and the U.S. government. Based on newly discovered and declassified files, as well as revelatory restored footage, […]